Meridian Proud Moment: Humanities Texas Award Winners & Knowledge Fellowship Recipient


Meridian Proud Moment: Humanities Texas Award Winners & Knowledge Fellowship Recipient

Ms. Eileen Roybal, Meridian 8th grade United States History teacher, and Ms. Rachelle Cameron, Meridian high school English teacher, were both nominated by their colleagues for Humanities Texas awards. In the end, Humanities Texas saw their excellence, and both received award recognition! The Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award is a prestigious recognition of humanities teachers in elementary, middle, and high schools.  Eileen Roybal was recognized as a 2019 Commended Teacher of the Humanities. Rachelle Cameron was selected for the Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award, which is accompanied by a $5,000 check for Meridian School and $500 to purchase instructional materials and improve humanities courses and programs. Congratulations to Ms. Roybal and Ms. Cameron!

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Congratulations to Ms. Zoe Rothenberger, Meridian high school Geometry teacher, for being named a recipient of the Knowles Teaching fellowship! The Knowles Teaching Fellowship is an intensive and cohesive, five-year program that supports early-career, high school mathematics and science teachers in their efforts to develop teaching expertise and lead from the classroom. Throughout the 5 years in the program, recipients are connected with mentors and teacher-coaches, collaborate with other fellowship teachers, attend professional development sessions to enhance teaching and receive a stipend for more professional development that can be shared with other teachers at the school. Only 30 teachers are chosen out of thousands of applicants. Congratulations to Ms. Rothenberger!

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